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Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month — a time for recognizing the extraordinary contributions and lasting influence of Hispanic Americans. Test your UC Latinx knowledge by taking our fun quiz about the UC community’s contributions to our nation’s Hispanic heritage. And, check out our roundup of virtual events related to Hispanic Heritage Month throughout UC.

All events are listed with Pacific Time. Select the event title for more information or to register.  

CRS Book Series: Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism by Laura E. Gómez, in conversation with Cheryl I. Harris
Sept. 16, 12–1:30 p.m.
Presented by the UCLA School of Law Critical Race Studies Program 

Discussion and documentary: The Mexican-American deportation
Sept. 18, 3–4:30 p.m.
Presented by UC Agriculture & Natural Resources

Stagnant dreamers: How the inner city shapes the integration of second-generation Latinos
Sept. 21, 12–1 p.m.
Presented by the UC Irvine Department of Chicano/Latino Studies 

BIPOC and white supremacy in the workplace: Developing our own analysis tool with Patricia Juarez
Sept. 23, 12–1 p.m.
Presented by Alianza at UC Berkeley (Follow the Alianza Facebook page for event updates.) 

UNFORGETTING: A conversation with author Roberto Lovato and Jess Alvarenga
Sept. 23, 4-6 p.m.
Presented by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

Mexican Tin Folk Art (Hojalata) Picture Frames
Sept. 24, 8 p.m.
Presented by the UC Berkeley Art Studio

Pluriversal Politics: A Book Talk by Arturo Escobar
Sept. 25, 5 p.m.
Presented by the UC Berkeley Latinx Research Center

Meet the HHM 2020 UC ANR honorees: Claudia Diaz, Sonia Ríos, Javier Miramontes
Sept. 25, 3–4:30 p.m.
Presented by UC Agriculture & Natural Resources 

Harnessing your identity for career growth with Jessica De Anda
Oct. 1, 12–1 p.m.
Presented by Alianza at UC Berkeley (Follow the Alianza Facebook page for event updates.) 

Discussion and Documentary: The Chicano Moratorium and Zoot Suit Riots 
Oct. 2, 3–4:30 p.m.
Presented by UC Agriculture & Natural Resources

COVID-19 and Hispanics
Oct. 9, 3–4:30 p.m.
Presented by UC Agriculture & Natural Resources 

Of love and papers: How immigration policy affects romance and family
Oct. 12, 12–1 p.m.
Presented by the UC Irvine Department of Chicano/Latino Studies 

Intersectional Gathering for Latinx, LGBTQ+ Staff, & Allies
October 13, 12–1 p.m.
Presented by Alianza at UC Berkeley

Central Americans and AfroLatinidades
Oct. 22, 3–4:30 p.m.
Presented by the UC Irvine Department of Chicano/Latino Studies 

Did we miss a Hispanic Heritage Month event at your UC location? Send the event details (including registration link) to ucnetwork@universityofcalifornia.edu and we will add it to this page.

 

 

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